Post Tagged with: "Florida"

Florida Republicans Set up Alternative to Obamacare And Only 30 People Sign Up

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Republicans in Florida hate Obamacare so much that they created a healthcare alternative back in March that was supposed to compete with President Obama’s signature law, but people just aren’t buying it…literally.

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Florida Mayor Forces Atheist To Leave Public Meeting For Not Standing During Prayer Or Pledge Of Allegiance (VIDEO)

The city council of Winter Garden, Florida (Screenshot via Raw Story)

During a city council meeting in Florida, the mayor and chief of police kicked an atheist out of the room for refusing to stand during prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Cop Beats Man For Suggesting That Cops In His Department Frequently Beat People (VIDEO)

Cop Beats Man For Suggesting That Cops In His Department Frequently Beat People (VIDEO)

A man was allegedly dragged out of his car and savagely beaten by a police officer because he told the cop that he was scared to leave his vehicle after hearing about the way officers had treated other people. This will teach people to question the sensitive nature of Florida’s […]

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Female Firefighter Gets Sexually Harassed By Male Colleagues For Complaining About Pornography In The Firehouse

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One colleague, a fellow lieutenant, outright crossed the line into creep territory after he “approached Lieutenant Buckner and stated that Buckner’s teenage daughter would soon be of legal age for some fireman to ‘f—.’

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Idiotic Anti-Marijuana Ad Warns Florida Voters Medical Weed Leads To Date Rape (PHOTOS)

Idiotic Anti-Marijuana Ad Warns Florida Voters Medical Weed Leads To Date Rape (PHOTOS)

Sensing Florida may soon become the latest state to legalize medical marijuana, the anti-marijuana opposition is getting very, very desperate. According to their well-financed campaign of unfounded fear-mongering, legalizing marijuana will open the floodgates to date rape. An anti-medical marijuana group called “No on 2″ opposes a state constitutional amendment […]

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Mother Arrested For Letting Kids Go To Playground While She Went To Food Bank

Mother Arrested For Letting Kids Go To Playground While She Went To Food Bank

A 28-year-old Florida mother of four had to spend time in jail after she was arrested for leaving her kids alone at a playground for a few hours while she was at the local food bank getting supplies. Cops say they observed the four children (ages 6, 7, and 8) […]

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WATCH: Teens Lure Disabled Boy To Party, Violently Assault Him On Camera (VIDEO)

WATCH: Teens Lure Disabled Boy To Party, Violently Assault Him On Camera (VIDEO)

On August 8th a disabled 16 year old boy was brutally assaulted, at a party in Okeechobee Florida. According to first hand reports, Aaron was lured to the party by a girl named Brandie, who told him she wanted to go out on a date. When Aaron arrived at the […]

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Florida’s GOP Claim They Cannot Fix Gerrymandered Districts In Time – Watch Us Do It

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There is a solution to Florida’s unconstitutional gerrymandering – we explore the computer software which makes it possible, and show that it works.

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What Could Go Wrong? George Zimmerman Now ‘Patrolling’ FL. Gun Store At Night Looking For Burglars

What Could Go Wrong? George Zimmerman Now ‘Patrolling’ FL. Gun Store At Night Looking For Burglars

The very last time George Zimmerman patrolled an area to help prevent property crimes, he ended up shooting an unarmed 17-year-old boy to death. Apparently, he hasn’t lost the itch. Aside from his occasional arrests for violent and troubling behavior, Zimmerman has been keeping a pretty low profile after his […]

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Florida Woman Gets 60 Years While Stand-Your-Ground Zimmerman Walks Free (VIDEO)

In the case of George Zimmerman, even though neither attorney brought up Stand Your Ground, Judge Debra Nelson ordered the jury to consider the law. Alexander's judge did not.

It is so not fair! She stood her ground, just like George Zimmerman of Stand-Your-Ground (aka the Shoot First) law fame. And both live in Florida. So why is Marissa Alexander looking down the barrel of 60 years in prison when her situation was the same as Zimmerman’s? Except she didn’t kill […]

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Racist White Attempted-Murder Suspect In Florida Refuses To Be Represented By ‘Negro’ Public Defender (VIDEO)

Racist White Attempted-Murder Suspect In Florida Refuses To Be Represented By ‘Negro’ Public Defender (VIDEO)

When conservatives claim that racism doesn’t exist in America, just show them this footage from a Florida courtroom.

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Love Wins Again: Florida Becomes Next Domino To Fall As Judge Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Love Wins Again: Florida Becomes Next Domino To Fall As Judge Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Conservatives have once again lost in Florida, and this time it wasn’t a presidential election, but this latest defeat is sending them over the edge.

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FBI Says Florida Cops Were Members Of The KKK (VIDEO)

Two small town Florida cops have been forced to resign after their police chief received a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigations that they are members of the Ku Klux Klan.
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Two small town Florida cops have been forced to resign after their police chief received a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigations that they are members of the Ku Klux Klan.

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Unlucky Teen Shoots Retired Police Dog, Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison (Video)

After Rosier shot the retired police dog, Drake, he sustained “heavy blood loss, head and jaw wounds and damage  to the esophagus." Drake was euthanized five days later.

When Ivins Rosier was 16 years old, he made a massively bad mistake. He broke into a family home. It was not just any family, but Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Robert Boody’s home.  That was bad. But wait, it gets worse. Rosier was wearing a GPS bracelet from when he burglarized […]

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Florida Woman Accused of Kidnapping Daughter To ‘Protect’ Her From Vaccines And Learning About Black History

Florida Woman Accused of Kidnapping Daughter To ‘Protect’ Her From Vaccines And Learning About Black History

Megan Everett is accused of kidnapping her 2-year-old daughter in May to prevent the child from being vaccinated or learning about black history in preschool.

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Companies Are Rushing To Make Money On Land They Know Will Be Unusable In A Few Years

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An aggressive building boom has hit southern Florida hard.

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House Republican Calls Voting Rights A ‘Loaded Gun’ That Should Only Belong To Property Owners

He's pretty much covered 'stupid' on every hot-button topic: immigration, poverty, marriage equality and, oh yeah, the whole birther thing that won't die. Image by John M. Fletcher @ FloridaTrend

Florida GOP Rep. Ted Yoho let the cat out of the bag on the possible endgame Republicans are planning with voting rights – eliminate them for anybody but those able to own land.

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800,000 Floridians Face REAL Death Panels Because Republican Governor Refuses To Accept Obamacare

800,000 Floridians Face REAL Death Panels Because Republican Governor Refuses To Accept Obamacare

Since Obama is still black and a Kenyan socialist, states with a right-wing Governor are doing what they do best: Choose petty partisan politics over actually helping the poor and middle class.

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Rick Scott’s Attempt To Prove Seniors Hate Obamacare Hilariously Blows Up In His Face (VIDEO)

Rick Scott’s Attempt To Prove Seniors Hate Obamacare Hilariously Blows Up In His Face (VIDEO)

The right wing’s lies about healthcare reform will come to nothing in the end.

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Major Explosion At Texas Based Koch Industries Plant

David and Charles Koch

Charles and David Koch have poured billions of dollars into the political process, in an effort to decimate regulatory policies.

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